Concerts

‘I want to give it more power’: Queen, Adam Lambert are having fun as huge tour approaches

‘I want to give it more power’: Queen, Adam Lambert are having fun as huge tour approaches

The ex-Idol finalist has been studying Freddie Mercury through vintage recordings.

One Track Mind: Jack White, “Temporary Ground” from Lazaretto (2014)

One Track Mind: Jack White, “Temporary Ground” from Lazaretto (2014)

Another twist from an artist who gets a thrill out of kicking down genre walls.

‘I’m creating a world for myself’: Adam Lambert builds off old performances by Queen’s Freddie Mercury

‘I’m creating a world for myself’: Adam Lambert builds off old performances by Queen’s Freddie Mercury

He’s trying to strike a balance between playing tribute and adding new wrinkles.

‘I love playing’: Micky Dolenz says Monkees’ new tour brings welcome changes

‘I love playing’: Micky Dolenz says Monkees’ new tour brings welcome changes

Mike Nesmith is once again returning to complete a trio with Dolenz and Peter Tork.

Movies: Lillian Axe – One Night in the Temple (2014)

Movies: Lillian Axe – One Night in the Temple (2014)

Lillian Axe proves once again that they’re one of the most underrated hard rock acts out there.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Live at Mohegan Sun Arena (2014)

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Live at Mohegan Sun Arena (2014)

Emotions were running high in anticipation of this last pair of 2014 E Street shows. Tickets for the tiny Mohegan Sun Arena were a tough get. We felt lucky to be in the building.

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

‘He is so theatrical, a true diva’: Queen’s Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert shows would thrill Freddie Mercury

Band co-founder Roger Taylor also makes clear Queen is not trying to replace Mercury.

Billy Joel – A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia (2014)

Billy Joel – A Matter of Trust: The Bridge to Russia (2014)

His enthusiasm, his joy, is as contagious as it is seemingly gone forever.

‘Looking back …’: Nick Mason on the conflict, glory and charitable intent of Pink Floyd

‘Looking back …’: Nick Mason on the conflict, glory and charitable intent of Pink Floyd

The only member to have played on every Floyd release, Mason has no regrets.

‘That’s the guy who plays guitar with his teeth!’: How Jimi Hendrix ended up opening for the Monkees

‘That’s the guy who plays guitar with his teeth!’: How Jimi Hendrix ended up opening for the Monkees

Micky Dolenz remembers the moment one of rock’s craziest ideas was hatched.